What Happened on June 7, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 41st Tony Awards: Fences & Les Miserables win

Sport awardTennis Open

86th Men's French Open: Ivan Lendl beats Mats Wilander (7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6)

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander

Sport awardTennis Open

86th Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratilova (6-4, 4-6, 8-6)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Andy Van Slyke HRs off R McDowell in both ends of double header

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Betsy King wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King

Famous Deaths

  • John Blofeld, writer/translator/Zen practitioner, dies at 73